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Description

The 2008 edition of EA's ice hockey simulation includes many improvements to the Skill Stick feature that was introduced in NHL 07. Another novelty is the Goalie mode where players can manually take control of the goalie through a 3rd-person camera. Players can create and work towards custom players and a rumble feature introduces a new form of communication where the player can call for the puck by tapping the ice with the stick.

In addition to NHL teams, this edition also features international teams and the 29 AHL teams, as well as the new jerseys for the regular NHL season.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 version do not contain a fantasy draft to create a dream team to take through the Stanley Cup in the Dynasty mode, but have the Sweden's Elitserien and Finland's SM-liiga. Commentary in this version is done by Gary Thorne and Bill Clement.

Screenshots

NHL 08 Windows Players after scoring
NHL 08 Xbox 360 Shootout minigame.
NHL 08 Xbox 360 View your team's schedule for the season.
NHL 08 Windows Shoot out mini-game

Promo Images

NHL 08 Screenshot
NHL 08 Screenshot
NHL 08 Screenshot
NHL 08 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy PlayStation 3 Sep 18, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
IGN PlayStation 3 Sep 10, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
4Players.de Xbox 360 Sep 21, 2007 84 out of 100 84
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 3 Dec 18, 2007 B+ 83
GameDaily Xbox 360 Sep 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez Xbox 360 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep 27, 2007 71 out of 100 71
AceGamez PlayStation 2 Nov 01, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 03, 2007 13 out of 20 65
GameSpot Windows Sep 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60

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Electronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.

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